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Glen Ridge Fire Under Investigation

On November 19th, at 7:08pm the Montclair Fire Department received a call reporting a fire on Woodland Ave in Glen Ridge. The residents self-evacuated prior to fire department arrival. The fire was located...

Landscape Truck Fire on Watchung Avenue in Glen Ridge

A landscaping truck burst into flames on Watchung Avenue near Forest Avenue in Glen Ridge Tuesday. Firefighters at the scene worked to contain the blaze. This is a developing story. Photos: Dan Hamilton

Glen Ridge Police Investigating Halloween Paintball Assault Incident

The Glen Ridge Police Department is currently investigating an aggravated assault that occurred on October 31st, 2021 at 11:20 pm on Washington Street near Hamilton Road. The victim reported that an unknown older model...

Inaugural Event for the Glen Ridge Pan Asian American Association Builds Awareness and Community

The Glen Ridge Pan Asian American Association (GRPAAA) held its first event - a community picnic at Sherman Field - in Glen Ridge on Saturday, September 18th, 2021. Over 300 Glen Ridge residents gathered...

Baristanet Profile: Amanda McCabe

Name: Amanda McCabe Where do you live? Glen Ridge When did you move there? December, 2008 Where did you grow up? A little town in upstate New York How do you make a living? OR What is your everyday passion? I...

Eagle Scout Delivers On New Bike Repair Stand At Glen Ridge Train Station

Glen Ridge, NJ - After nearly 18 months of pandemic delays, prospective Eagle Scout Zane Pagano led a group of Troop 855 Scouts in building a self-service bike repair stand at the Glen Ridge...

Glen Ridge High School Parents Petition To Keep Library Media Specialist

Glen Ridge parents are speaking about against a plan to cut the high school librarian position, known as a certified library media specialist, at Glen Ridge High School. A petition, shared with Superintendent Phillips, Board...

Glen Ridge Designates Herman Street as Charles Roberts Way

The Borough of Glen Ridge passed Resolution 69-21 designating Herman Street as Charles Roberts Way. The Glen Ridge community lost Officer Charles (Rob) Roberts on May 11, 2020, due to complications from COVID-19. Roberts was...

Glen Ridge Police Chief Facing Third Lawsuit; Labor Attorney Calls Leadership ‘Deplorable’

A third lawsuit has been filed against Glen Ridge Police Chief Shelia Byron-Lagattuta by Sgt. Ryan Schwartz, a Glen Ridge police officer, who claims the police chief has been harassing him for years. In...

Looking Back Locally: The Year In Review 2020

A look back at the biggest local stories of 2020 brought to you by Baristanet.

A Historic Celebration: Glen Ridge Comes Together For First Ever Menorah Lighting (VIDEO)

You could say it's a Hanukkah miracle. And something good that happened in 2020. And that it's about time. The Borough of Glen Ridge had its very first ever Menorah lighting in front of Borough...

Women’s Club of Glen Ridge Brings NYC Holiday Scenes to Your Home Virtually

See holiday scenes like Bryant Park, Grand Central Station, Rockefeller Center, Store Window Decorations, and more – right from the comfort, warmth and safety of your home! The Women's Club of Glen Ridge is running...

Glen Ridge To Light Up The Holidays With ‘Magical Wintry Tour’

Driving around to see all the best holiday light displays is one of the traditions you can still do safely during COVID-19 social distancing. Glen Ridge is getting in the spirit and came up with...

Glen Ridge High School Reports ‘Alarming’ Number of COVID-19 Cases

Glen Ridge High School has an alarming number of COVID-19 cases, reports Superintendent Dirk Phillips who notified parents Monday that all district school buildings will be all-remote for the week of November 30. Phillips first...

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